Category Archives: Fruit

Harvest Monday & Flower Garden Work

As usual, the blog goes quiet when work picks up outside. We have had a few harvests lately, lettuce, overwintered leeks, sorrel, spinach, bok choy and tatsoi. We had a great stir fry with our bok choy this week as … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring

We saw the sun on Tuesday this week, though daily snow showers and gray skies continued the rest of the week. I’ve been regularly brushing the snow off the cold frame. These longer days will help the greens begin to … Continue reading

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Handmade Christmas

Now that all the gifts have been given, I can share with you some of the handmade Christmas gifts we gave this year. Lots of handmade chocolates including chocolate covered apple cider caramels, and candy cane covered peppermint truffles. Strawberry … Continue reading

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Applesauce Meatballs

This recipe is one of our favorites, a good way to use homemade apple sauce. The applesauce makes these meatballs moist and tender. It’s adapted from an old pamphlet cookbook published in 1969, called “Real, Old-Time Yankee Apple Cooking” by … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday 6/18

The star of this week’s harvests were the strawberries. So far I’ve picked 5 and half pounds of them. Here was the first picking last Monday. And then every other day since, I picked this many. I could show two … Continue reading

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